Listen in to an interview on The Whatcom Report with Gina Stark, Economic Development Project Manager as she checks in with Gear Aid President, Clark Campbell and Bill Hasenjaeger of Trail Boss. These two local manufacturers will give a bit of insight into how they got started in the outdoor recreation business and what their Bellingham-based companies are up to these days.
Gina and I also talk about how recreation is increasingly recognized as a growing sector in our local economies and how our work and has lead to our formation and launch of the Washington Outdoor Business Alliance. We are proud to have Port of Bellingham, Gear Aid and Trail Boss as founding members of our Alliance. Join Today!
As Executive Director of Recreation Northwest, Todd Elsworth promotes outdoor recreation and brings community together to enjoy, preserve and improve the places where we play. His decades of extensive event production, marketing and writing experience propel this passion. You might bump into him and his daughter Violet while they’re biking, hiking, paddling or skiing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.